Birchington, Kent
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Birchington and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Annual Holidays

We use to stay at my Aunts in King Edward Road Birchington. My Dad lived in Dunstan Ave Westgate as a boy. Most of the family were in the local brass band and so it was our duty to go and listen on a Sunday afternoon. We had ...Read full memory

4th Bexleyheath Cub Scouts Camp At Birchington

In the 1950s we called ourselves "Wolf Cubs" and I remember being taken in the back of a removal lorry with all our camping gear for a week long camp with the 4th Bexleyheath Cubs at ...Read full memory

4 Generations

this is my 3rd attempt to record this. My grandparents honeymooned in Minnis Bay in 1925. Just before WW2 my Dad stayed at the Minnis Bay hotel as a Marine Commando and did some training prior to D Day Landings. Does anyone know where the hotel was? Apparently there was a parade square outside.

A memory of Birchington